News: The Latest News from Ardara

Message from Dúchas magazine committee

Many people have told us over the years they have a story for the magazine but just don’t have time to sit down and write. Well this time sure has come, and it would be great to have loads of extra stories this year so sit down and write that story and Dúchas will be…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News Updates

  Important Information from the Ardara Health Centre We have made several adjustments to the running of our Health Centre to facilitate continued Health Care services during the Covid19 crisis. Please see below. If you are in need of medical assistance over the coming weeks, please ring the Health Centre on (074)9541134. A recorded message…   ~~~~~~~~  

COVID-19 Update 26th March

Information Booklet The COVID-19 Information Booklet will be delivered to all households from this week onward. The booklet can be downloaded here (PDF). An audio version of the booklet, and information in various languages are available on the HSE website.   Cup of Tae Festival Cancelled Unfortunately this year’s Cup of Tae Festival has been…   ~~~~~~~~  

COVID-19 Update

HSE Information Pack As we all respond to the rapidly-shifting challenges of Coronavirus COVID-19, we firstly want to wish you good health and wellbeing. Throughout the week, and indeed in recent weeks, the HSE Communications team has worked tirelessly to develop and adapt public health information on Coronavirus COVID-19. For the most up to date…   ~~~~~~~~  

Walking Festival Registration

  Registration Registration takes place tonight 13th March in the Heritage Centre. Fee: €25 for one day or €40 for two.   Covid-19 Precautions We are well within the guidelines for public gatherings, but please be vigilant and don’t travel or attend if you feel you are in any of the vulnerable categories, if you…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 10th March 2020

Notice from Ardara Health Centre Stay updated at: ardaraprimarycarecentre.ie/Covid19/Covid19%20update.html General advice in relation to Coronavirus If you have recently been in an affected area in contact with a person who has coronavirus in a hospital or healthcare centre where people are being treated for coronavirus Please phone: HSELive on 1850 24 1850 HSELive is open Monday…   ~~~~~~~~  

The Virus Season

Advice for People Suffering Flu Symptoms Fever or high temperature Runny nose Cough Shortness of breath Please avoid entering Ardara Health Centre. This applies to young and old, healthy or otherwise.   Action to take: Stay at home indoors Drink plenty of water Take Panadol to control your temperature This is the advice the doctor…   ~~~~~~~~  

Book Your Place for the Walking Festival

Walking Festival Bookings With one week to go, there’s still time to book a place for the Ardara Walking Festival. Spaces are limited and are allocated to those who book in advance. For more information or to book a walk: Email donegalwalkingguide@gmail.com or Phone/text Kevin on 087-6734875 or Click “Reserve a Space” on the Ardara Walking Festival event page on…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 3rd March 2020

St. Patrick’s Parade The Ardara St. Patrick’s Parade takes place on Sunday 15th March at 2.30pm. The Parade is now in its 33rd year and it has, over the years, been an outstanding event enjoyed by all. It is also an important day for the community to celebrate the festival. In recent years we have…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 25th Feb 2020

Ardara Walking Festival Registration The Ardara Walking Festival takes place from 13th to 16th March. Spaces are limited and filling up quickly. For more information or to book a walk email donegalwalkingguide@gmail.com or phone/text Kevin on 087-6734875 or click “Reserve a Space” on the Ardara Walking Festival event page on Facebook. Fee including bus to/from walks: €25 for one…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 18th Feb 2020

Oliver Boyle Memorial 25 Card Drive The Oliver Boyle Memorial 25 Card Drive will take place in the Corner House Bar on this coming Sunday 23rd February at 8pm. All proceeds to the Ardara Resource centre. Everyone welcome.   St. Patrick’s Parade The Ardara St. Patrick’s Parade takes place on Sunday 15th March at 2.30pm.…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

Tonight at the South of the Border Festival Friday 14th February   The Bard of Ardara Corner House Bar at 9.00pm An evening of storytelling, music and craic, the Bard of Ardara is presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan (pictured above) the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 11th Feb 2020

  South of the Border Festival This Weekend   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique storytelling pitch. Both…   ~~~~~~~~  

South of the Border Next Weekend

  South of the Border Festival Highlights   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 4th Feb 2020

South of the Border Festival The “South of the Border” Festival takes place from the 14th to 16th of February and celebrates the talents of renowned composer Jimmy Kennedy, whose works include songs like “South of the Border” and “Red Sails in the Sunset”. We also remember and acknowledge the talents of local hero, the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Press release on behalf of NPR Community Co-Op. Soc. Ltd. (Dolmen Centre).

The note below has been issued to the media and those standing in the forthcoming election As a Management Committee, we would encourage you to share this widely and promote it, because if it succeeds, it will bring benefits to the whole SW of the county, and be the impetus for many more tourist related…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

Men’s Shed Art Classes Art classes begin Wednesday 5th February and continue every Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm in the Men’s Shed at Thomas Boyle’s (The Greenhouse). Everyone welcome to join in at any time. For more information phone Colm on: 087-3222910   Beginners Tin Whistle Classes Starting Wednesday 5th February from 2pm to 3pm…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 28th January 2020

Comedy Play “Married Bliss” After last year’s very successful comedy play “Don’t Tell The Wife”, it’s all systems go with another comedy play “Married Bliss” which is currently in rehearsals. This hilarious three-act comedy by Sam Cree features a talented cast from the Ardara and Portnoo areas, mostly all of last year’s cast as well…   ~~~~~~~~  

Dolmen Centre create new looped walk at Bonnyglen

Bonnyglen-Tullies Bog Road Walk The Dolmen Centre are delighted to be able to announce the impending arrival of a new walk at Bonnyglen, Loughfad, Portnoo. This 4.2km walkway has seen co-operation between our local Dolmen Centre group and 2 state organisations, namely Donegal County Council and Coillte. In 2019, the Council and the Dolmen Centre…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On? Country & Western Weekend Special

  Country & Western Weekend 2020 The Ardara Country & Western Weekend takes place this weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January.   Stephen Smyth Friday 24th January. Doors open 10.30pm Nesbitt Arms Hotel Phone: 074-9541103   Jiving & Line Dancing Saturday 25th January at 3.00pm Nesbitt Arms Hotel Phone: 074-9541103   Dave Lawlor…   ~~~~~~~~